Tools & Equipment

Protect your vehicle fleet! Baja Solar Carports & Standard Canopies

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Baja Carports designs & engineers solar support systems structures and standard canopies for commercial businesses nationwide, and Mexico & Canada. Auto dealerships, fleet coverage, and storage, and covered RV & boat storage facilities are utilizing Baja solar carports and canopies to protect their inventory from the sun, hail and bad weather. Baja Carports are engineered in-house, pre-fabricated, pre-galvanized, & installed by Baja. Our carports meet live/snow loads from 20 psf to 60psf & wind speeds from 90 mph to 160 mph. Installing solar carports enables businesses to be their own power source, avoiding costly downtime when electrical outages occur. Many states have solar incentives in-place. Insurance agencies are starting to offer savings to policyholders who install solar carports on their property and lots. Baja works with customers to achieve maximum coverages and solar panel production.


October 16, 2018

Two leaders in the automotive space will extend their partnership at SEMA Show in Las Vegas

FORT WORTH, TEXAS (October 16, 2018) – Dickies®, the preferred brand for the automotive industry, expands its leadership and legacy in the space through a unique partnership as the official workwear brand of Detroit Speed, Inc., a company best known as an award-winning manufacturer of aftermarket performance suspension for muscle cars and trucks. This partnership is the first of its kind for Dickies and will be publicly introduced at SEMA 2018 in Las Vegas later this month.

AUTOPULSE 220 MIG MAG - 3 torches ready for welding!

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AUTOPULSE 220-M3, 3 reels, 3 torches ready for welding!

The AUTOPULSE 220-M3 is the new generation of pulsed MIG / MAG welding machine.

First and foremost, it is designed to provide bodyshop technicians with great flexibility. 3 integrated reels to allow instant use of 3 torches.
Each of them can dedicated to welding specific materials such as steel, aluminum or brazing.

Autopulse 220 – M3 offers exceptional computing performance and a well designed digital architecture that meets the many requirements of car manufacturers.

The 3 reels integrated in the AUTOPULSE 220 – M3 represent real time saving for the bodyshop technician. It helps to reduce handling time, and allows the user to switch from one torch to other instantly.

The machine automatically detects the torches by a simple squeeze on the trigger. The technological progress made on modern vehicles and the safety that results from it generate more and more specifications.

Pressure on Demand & Fusion Tools!

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It's time to step it up! What better way to do that than by teaming up! Pressure On Demand Systems is proud to feature Fusion Tools in booth 12422 in the North Hall! Stop by to see what's NEW!

MEK Magnet – Rebelle Rally – The heart of Racing!

San Diego – October 12, 2018 - MEK Magnet is proud to join the growing list of woman-owned companies racing to support other women in the off-road world. MEK Magnet will sponsor Team Outlaw #174 by creating custom Jeep Armor for their rally vehicle, a 2012 Jeep JKU. The armor will protect the vehicle’s paint from sand and sun while showing off the team’s racing spirit and making sure you won’t miss them out in the desert!!
Team Outlaw

Bartec Releases Tool Software Update featuring VINdicate®

Sterling Heights, MI [October 2018] – Bartec USA, the North American leader in TPMS Diagnostic tools and solutions, announces the release of their latest TPMS tool software update. “Software update 58 will revolutionize TPMS service,” according to Bartec CEO Scot Holloway. “Bartec is the industry leader when it comes to offering tool features that help our customers become more efficient and profitable servicing TPMS,” Holloway continued. Software update 58 is now available for download for your respective Bartec TPMS Tool. In order to download and install this update, make sure you are a current subscriber at

ALLDATA Diagnostics Scan Tool Solution with ALLDATA Built In and UNLIMITED SCANS

ALLDATA Booth #10631/North Hall

ALLDATA Diagnostics™ Scan Tool

The awards-winning ALLDATA Diagnostics™ turns a tablet into a professional-level scan tool, the only one with ALLDATA built in (requires an ALLDATA Repair® or ALLDATA Collision® subscription. Shops get unlimited pre- and post-scans, with no per-scan charge. There’s also no charge for software or data updates. There’s not even an upfront charge for equipment – it’s all included in one low subscription. Shops can limit liability and increase revenue by using ALLDATA Diagnostics to conduct full-system, exportable pre- and post-repair scans. The Quick Scan feature is new for 2018 – it instantly performs systems-wide full-vehicle scans with just a click.

• 2018 PTEN Innovation Award, Scan Tools category
• 2018 Innovation Zone Winner, NACE Automechanika Atlanta, Repair & Maintenance category (as voted by attendees)


Las Vegas' SEMA Show Welcomes Complete Auto Reports October 30th - November 2nd

Set to hit the ground running with a new feature to highlight, Complete Auto Reports will attend the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 30th. Exhibitors of the car management platform will host a booth to display how the new software can streamline an auto shop's day-to-day functionality for customers and business owners alike. Now, both parties can keep all things auto maintenance right at their fingertips.

On tap for SEMA, Complete Auto Reports reps will show how a new employee module allows auto shop owners to assign team members to service requests, track hours for each job, and watch productivity. While keeping close tabs on actual labor versus estimated hours, the new feature assures invoices to reflect the accurate time for services rendered. Additionally, it holds relevant employee information like a drivers license photo and emergency contacts, making them easily accessible.

GUNIWHEEL universal spare and mounting system

GUNIWHEEL™ is the world's first universal vehicle and trailer mounting system in a spare tire-like application. The GUNIWHEEL™ is manufactured using high quality mild steel and solid non marking natural rubber for the tire. By using GUNIWHEEL™ instead of a jack or jack stands to mount a vehicle, you can keep your vehicle in a mobile state, safely secured on the wheel hub, and eliminate the risk of jack stand failure and vehicle damage.
WITH IT's PATENT PENDING DESIGN, the GUNIWHEEL™ 45 can accommodate most 4 and 5 lug patterns and the GUNIWHEEL™ 56 accommodates most larger 5 and 6 lug patterns.
GUNIWHEEL™ is the ideal solution for any business or individual that routinely has tires and wheels off of the vehicle.

Portacool, LLC Wins 2018 PTEN Innovation Awards People’s Choice for Shop Equipment

Portacool Jetstream™ 230 Chosen by Readers as a Stand-out Product for the Shop

CENTER, TEXAS – OCTOBER 8, 2018 – Portacool, LLC is proud to announce the Portacool Jetstream™ 230 has received the PTEN Innovation Awards People’s Choice for the shop equipment category. For the fifth consecutive year, the PTEN People’s Choice Award features products in 27 categories chosen by readers of Professional Tool & Equipment News Magazine (PTEN). The winners were selected from 142 products that qualified for the 2018 PTEN Innovation Awards as tools introduced or significantly updated within the last year.

The voting process included a digital survey designed to provide a quick overview of the products that was sent to the more than 100,000 PTEN readers. Readers chose their top product in each category by evaluating its ability to make shop work easier, more efficient and more productive.

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